Healing benefits of Raw Irish Moss are abundant. As a soothing aid to all mucous membranes, Irish Moss eases such digestive ailments as gastritis, dyspepsia, nausea, heartburn, indigestion, constipation, and peptic and duodenal ulcers. Irish Moss also has antibacterial, antiviral, and anticoagulant activities. Used topically, Irish Moss helps to soothe skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, sunburn, and chapped skin. Irish mos is rich in iodine,which makes it beneficial for strengthening,nourishing and toning up the glands. Recipe for drink..
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In Jamaica a tea made from the leaves is used for colds,flu and fever.
A tea made from the flowers is used for coughs and diabetes.
The donkey weed (Stylosanthes Hamata) is made into a tea to treat kidney pains,colds,teething in babies and for reducing fever.
The sap is also used to remove warts,sores and moles.